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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBKIOGE DAILY HERALD Thursday. September LETHBRIDQE DAILY HERALD Published by The Herald Publlahlng Co., Ltd. lawful evening at Its office, Sixth Street, Lelhbrldge, Alberta Can. -Managing Director and Editor PHONE: Advertising VV. A. BUCHANAN PHONE: Editorial. arid News 1224 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 year delivered...... 6 months delivered 3 months, delivered 1 month, delivered .Stic. Job Depts. 1252 1 year, by mail 6 months, by mail H-60 1 month, by mail 25c Addresses changed as often as desired, hut both noiv and old fid- dresses bo given THE WEEKLY HERALD Publtehed every Wednesday in eight or more pnges, and contains a summary of the news of the week, local and district 1 year in advance..... J '3 months, in advance 50c. G mouths. In advance Toe. f THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Medicine Cranbrook, B. Atchinsou. L. Reinecka. Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver, B. C. World Wide News Co. Brown 219 4th St. Spokanc-The .Tamieson News Co., 705 Jlivyrsido Ave. Also on all C. P. R. Trains Croas Drug Book Store, J.G.Robert- eon Co.. Jackson Cojie. Alexandra Hotel People's Drug Store. Mael Co., R.W. Hamilton. Pinchar D. L. McCrea. Bros. Drug Book Co. Fertile B. Beal The Herald's nn will bo olootnd by at least thito huii'tired. 'but nrobuhly nrmi'or twice us many, rind that Ixuirler will carry the country with a majority of be- tween forty and forty-five. Is that ovfci, of course. You "can't hlUoie hoi1 for thai..; Go home, bOWi of ymi. Don't get Excited see fit to do so, without the inter vention of a horde of customs' offi cials.' if the trady unions of tha Ca rpHE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLI- J_ CAN 'advises the American people not to get excited over wild declarations made In Canada i by the opponents of reciprocity, as they are merely an effort to catch It says: "Unlwrifled by annexation tho Canadian trades con- gross executive committee has de- clared warmly In favor of closer trade illations with the test part of the North American continent. The ease has not been better stated than i in the committee's words: 'Keciproc-1 foulest designs upon our Hy has long teen recognized in the j The opponents International trade union movement. nadlan city are truly represented In this declaration, and Is little reason to 'believe that they are not the manufacturing provinces of the Dominion may not cast such hpav. majorities against Premier Laurler as had been anticipated. Feeling iy running higher, as the day of elec tton, the 21st, approaches; and Am- ericans must not be excited because i their country is accused of northern of reci- j procity throw stones nt tire Aineri- j fan eaglv, and call the old bird oil- end we no dagger to anything but deariug names precisely for the same thy pockets of a few Interested capit- reason that in days gone by some of In permitting th-e people of the 1 MS twisted the British "ion's Any- two countries to swap knives, if they i thing to make votes." The Fight is Over rpHE ELECTIONS are over, al-j Coming as It did, right after his tour j_ though the result 15 not the West, tire contest found the at the time the Herald pea to Con.Jerrative In nglitlng shape, even though his Western trip exceedingly encouraging. As a speaker, Mr. showed a great improvement, the results will press. Although this has been the big- gest question brought before the peo- ple of Canada, and has been the most exciting electoral contest for half a century, doubtless everybody is glad it ia over. Even excitement gets monot- onous, and for nearly a year the peo- ple of Canada nave been exercising their minds over the question of reci- procity more than over anything else. This has been unique election. There was really one question before the people. The government negotiat- ed a reciprocity agreement, but the op- position refused to allow the Parlia- ment to adopt it, although the large majority of the members were in fav- show whether or not he has improv- ed a-s a leader and general. A very disagreeable feature of the campaign was the racial element thai was forced into It by the Conserva ?Q party In the English provinces by loyalty cry and the bugaboo of an- nexation as a result of reciprocity. On the other hand, th-eir allies ,in Quebec, led by Bourassa, wagred an anti-British campaign In order to de- 'eat Laurler in his own province. Any questfon that is likely to create div- and .between tiro Single Tux In Seattle Great Falls Tribune.) Seattle Is about to submit to the voters of that city the question of ap- plying the single tax system of rais- lni; revenue. Tho Pugot Sound city is moved in this matter hy tlio ex- I.'iM'Ience of its neighboring fatmdinn, city, Vancouver, where all for munlclpnl purposes arc raised hy a tax on Inncl alone. The present system 1" Vancouver !iaa bean in operation for a little more year, although the community hiis been educating itself up to this method of obtaining revenue since 1905. It be pan to Experiment, with single tax in a moderate way. The "tint step to exempt from taxa- ion 25 cent. of. the value of im- movements. This done without creating disturbance or dofinlt. and two.years later per cent, of tho of improvements was exempted, Mth similar satisfactory results. The :reat step of all en me Inter, when on improvement B were entirety removed and that year .ax rate remained as it was the pre- White all city (axes are levied on real estate, the provincial govern- ment still .raises tho money for its support toy the old plans, so that sin- gle contend that even in Van- Would Cutch It Ut.r Aii Indianapolis, InO wlthed io 50 flsliing, but hlii mamma penult him to go tho water. 'Johnny, novortheless; out. .ml went to Pall hfc fltfh- 'fl for.fcti hour or moro. On way iROk liome be mot a'neighbor, who to see Johnny carrying i flshpple. "fiaUu. Johnny." said tho neighbor, "been "Yes, Johnny answered. "What did you catch" I haven't been home News. "One Roprcsentativa C. com Sleniu, of Virginia, tolls, "I was stormbound among (lie mountains. Myi horse wii8 ready .to drop. 1 was tired and famished; besides, it had crown so d.irk I was scarcely able to toll tho road from the ditch. Away up on tfio mountains 1 saw the glimmer of, a iglit. and I made for it. Lonely liUl- farm, us it was, it. seemed I'lko u niven of refuge. Everybody In the icuse, except the oid man, hud gone bed. He gave me the nearly wel- come ready for any stranger Hi the solitudes of Virginia: then he roused his wife to get supper. I was hungry enaugh to appreciate the cold cori broad, Btcumlne coffee mid hunks o j bin-on swimming: in gretiso that she set before me; but one dish perplexed me. lit was a platter covered with what hooked like one fried egg. iw on earth did you run all yolks I asked, 'so they look like one egg.' 'taint hen's slie ex- plained, proudly. 'It's the biggest egg couver the Henry George system is not really having a full test, but on- ly a partial test. Nevertheless, in the estimation of impartial observers, it win appear that tho experiment is being carried along in Vancouver on lines broad enough to exhibit with sufficient strength and clearness all that is meritorious in lite plan. As- sessments are made, annually, and since the elimination of improvement taxes began, thera has beyii, it is said, a steady increase in valuations of real estate, and notwithstanding a very general opinion that the slngfc tax would tend to depress values, in arriving at tile valuation of land, the practice in Vancouver is to get as nearly as possible to ihvt last selling price. The assessment is made on a jasis of 65 per cent, of this valuation; luis, a lot valued at f is taxed at SfinO. .If two pieces of property ly. i ng side by sidy are tinder cunsidera- :iou, ;ind one bears a 13-storey build- ng, while tha other hag a four "storey j structure, the owner of the hitter must pay the same taxes the owner of the former. The- owner of a va- cant, lot pays as much :is tho >wner of the next lot with a fine 'iiildiug on It. Speaking of the effect of the law i Vancouver, Mayor Taylor, of that ity, says that it is an unqualified bin old gooso ever laid, keepln' it fur company.' "It was the strongest-tasting mouth- ful I ever encountered, hut I did my best to put it down, for my, kindly hostess was hovering around. When the immense egg was half-finished, I tuck. 'I'm awfully sorry T can't finish I said, 'but It's big enough for two Suppose I have it for break- "I sat down to breakfast with n touch of dismay. There was coffee, cold corn bread and bacon again, be- sides half of that invincible egg; tihis time it was fried on both sides." "What did yo.u was asked the Congressman, sympathetically. "Why, I ate It. What else could with that, kindly, hospitable old til watchiiig BIG EXCURSION To Our Fruit Lands, Arrow Lakes, B.C. OCTOBER 3rd 1911 This excursion is run for the sole purpose of showing our Fruit Lands, and io Attend the. Annual Arrow Lake Frnil, Fair at B. C., Ootolicr 5th and (ith. at our office and get full particulars regarding this excursion. Cheap rates and free hotel while at our lands. Arrow Lake Orchards, Ltd, Box 679 Phone 1212 uccess. endenc lie claims that it has had a to encourage owners of va- public A HIGHLAND LAIRD'S WIDOW The train by Lady Menxies of part of the extensive estates left by her husband, the eighth and last Baronet of Castle Menzies, Perthshire, recalls anoiher Lady Menzies, who once over the extensive t'ainUy property. This tvifs the wife of tiie sixth or It. The only thing for the i different peoples of this country is government to do wag to refer the. to -be regretted. The method of at- matterjo tihe final Judges, the elect-j tack, no'doubt, turned many Conser- vatives from their party, as they con- sidered it an admission of a paucity of arguments along economic lines, while many more doubtless regretted the plan of attack, but stayed with their party. For the first tinve in the history of Canada since Confederation, has there a regular line-up of the ors of Canada, fgr a decision. The pea pie took up the Issue, and have divid- ed themselves, not so much along party lines, but rather for or against reciprocity. In nearly every constit- uency the personality of the candi- dates was teft out of consideration al- together, many meetings baring been held where their names were not "ev- en mentioned. The whole question TVaa reciprocity. In this respect the campaign, all itll! admit, has been pleasantly unique. Th-a contest hw not been without notable features, some agreea-blfe, some otherwise. Many will regard the remarkable campaign put up by Bir Wilfrid Laurler as most note- worthy feature of th-e campaign. Ncaring Ms seventieth year, having; borne the 'burden of the premiership of Canada for fifteen and the leadership of his party for five more, Sir Wilfrid, wlioie frlendy can Jiratly call him "Canada's Grand Old has carried on a fight that many a younger and mora robust political warrior would have failed to accom- plish. His energy and hav-o 'been remarkably, his reasoning most convincing, and his eloquence Inspiring. He coverod the whole country east of the Great Lakes, speaking ninny tlme-j each day for nearly sis weeks. Rarely did foe show nigns of weariness, and never dirt the ivdoubtable fighting iplrlt waver. Scarcely less strenuous has ITCOII the campaign carried on hy H. JJorden. the leader of the Opposition. moneyed Interests of the country ag- ainst the 'demands made a very large section of the community granted by a government. The fight was one of the cla-ss'es against the masses, and it remains to scon tonigiit whether the gneat voting pub- lic have exercised th-air independ- ence of thought suffici-ently "to break away from the domination of th-a "interests" in order to get what clearly ia in thfeir best interests. Locally the campaign has been a clean, stand-up fight. It has not been a question as between Mr. Ma- gralb and Mr. Buchanan, except as these gentlenren represented the two sides of the great issue. The candi- dates are both estimable gentlemen, commanding the respect of whole community. Mr. Magrath has had a fair fight waged against MB policy, has also Mr. Buchanan, except from ono source, which shall nume- tess, 'because so Insignificant.. The fight is over, and only the an- nouncement of the results and the cheering remain to -bring to a conclu- sion the most notable political con- test ever conducted in the Dominion of Canada. cant property to build. In theiisJsir Neil Menzies, a Highland landed w.ere SO cent, more building per- proprietor, well known for his scien- mlts Issued than in and this itlflc knowledge of the year the permits will In iiuhi-jgrnhdmother of the late Sir Neil Meri- b-er ihoae of last year -by fully 25 izles, wUh whom the. nnclent line came The- Standard Securities ------------Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF orningsi Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 per cent. Meantime building in Seat- tle has been almost at a standstill, and the contrast has evidently im- pressed the people of that city with the advantages of the Vancouver plan. After noting the effects of the sys- tem in tire city, Mayor Taylor sajis he is convinced that the system should be applied to th-e country in ;eneral. The natural resources and the land .should, he believes, hear all the burden of taxation. At the next to an end. The daughter of the I-fon Fletcher Norton, a son of the first Lord Grantley, she was married the year after Waterloo was fought, and died in 1S77 at nn advanced age. At eighty she personally looked after her domain, and was up and about every- where in Hie early moriiitig, A most spirited old lady, she culti- vated and improved her estate in a manner of which few farmers were ca- pable. Lady Menzies lived at llan- noch, on Loch Rannoch, oiiG of the provincial election he will make the eBtates in the market, and here race for membership In the houss on j entertained frequenUy, devoting af- this platform. "Voii can and evenings to her guests, ie says, "how British Columbia would grow if all improvements, all mer- chandise and all machinery were ex- empt from taxation." por_a The See, Judge, 1 vas a" little too happy, as you might av, when I wen', home, and me wife vas iivnln'. We had a word or two n thf morniu' an1 so I steps up pre- ared to make peace. I said: "Let's orgct th' were both when what does she do hut hove the 'hot. Iron against me head. The to smooth it whom slit; took over' mountain and moor Io places of special interest, one of which is the cave wherein Prince lay so long concealed from tho Duke of Cumberland's troopers, though they searched high ;and low. In the morning, while she-attended to estate matters, Lady Menzies wore ;a plain, short, black dress; on festive occasions she favored a girlish attire of and on State occa siohs, such as an important ball, sh a splendid figure in white satin with a very short pel.Mcout, headdress of ostrio'.! feathers, with handsome pearls adorning her bare arms f am; neck. She wan a famous dancer, and par ticularly fond of Highland reels. Though moat kind anil agreenbl to young people she was most charm- ng and Menzies never got on with her own family, and wa on had terms with them all, with ih> exception of her second son, the lati Fletcher IMenzIeB, of Ardgairney, Kin ross, who had too kindly a disposition to live at enmity with anyone. The old lady must .have possessed wonderful power over animals. One day she had been taking a party o frl'snd'3 to some wild part of the es tntef when all at once a big drove o Highland cattle appeared over the tor of the hill. Led by a magnificent hul" down they poured into the pasture he low, a splendid lot of beasts, and th< principal part of ..the property of the domain. The sight of the great hull with bis enormous horns and .h curly head and chest, was sufficient to put the wholft party to flight; bin Lady Menzies at once went In among them, called the leader by his name and patted his shaggy neck, talking meantime in a way he seemed to .un- Saturday NMght. OUR POINT OF VIEW Now, Jct'i talk rtbout tfre weather and the crojii for a change. To Iw or .That's the qufeAtioa iippfermoflt In the minds of hundred and fitly .con- Both JlBgralh and Duohanan put up n good enough campaign to win, tat thej- hoth can't. fight is NBK-, let m for. jret our temporary dlfi'erenccj, sot (jovn to buiilneis The Supreme Point About Our Drugs Is Let us handle your next prescription and see bow well we can fill it. We make it our custom to supply the purest drugs of highest quality at the most reasonable price. Their Reliable The Red Cross Drug Book Co Limited PHONC T. H. MeCHEAOVi THE SENSITIVE PLANT Hawkins'M- fell you lh' who; takin's root, An' lh' weather is fair, but it don't liardh' suit It's A liUlc too warm, an1 a few cloudy days Won hi help nut a Int on th' crop lie will raise. Letn Hawkins says wheat is lh' ticklislicst thing 4 An' Hie' easiest, hurl, an' you can't lull in spring Kf id's-goin' fc! crop, an' about time when You 'think she's all safe, why, she's ruined again. Lcm Hawkins tells me If th' wenlh- er'il drop About thirty degrees he might sifc halt n crop. His wheat promised well, hul he Jhinks likr, ns not Il'll nil shrivel up cf it keeps beta1 hot Th' [Spring star led wet ah' she got .sfich a stand stoolcd out so (hick thet ha Sf.rcri his land iillr! pei'ilncc a hig yield, but he thinks he is heal BKIU wither like Ihi.s is jisi killin' his wheat. ..em Hawkins told me 'hotit th' rtrsl Election Returns at Starland To-night of July Thet hi; might git some wheat et it quit hcin' dry lie thought ihct: his prospects was lincr'ii silk, Rut MJ come dry an' hoi with his wheat in th' milk, [.cm says ef it rains an1 keeps cool lit: may grow' A crop, hut his wheat's comin'.inlo lh' thti wcaihci" weal her t' 'Jut it ain't jist. th' woaiher that's 'hcst.fci' th1 wheat. Ain't too hot er too colder loo web oi too ifry, Ef th' ain't any rust, cf th' straw ain't too short, th1 kernels don't blight an' git Tilled as limy ort, Kf aiiit, airly frost, cr too hlis- torin1 inC-hliK. iiu miglii thresh sonic wheat Folcv. i Hawkins he says ef th' balance o' June Vin'l loj) cool cr loo hot, ef It don't rain loo soon hold oft" too long, ef th' month of .Hill' PECULIAR AMD PERTINENT John Green wood established tho first dental office In New York city in 1788. In 3790 he carved in ivory an entire set of teeth for President Wash- ington. Dentistry was introduced Into United States by Le .Mar, of the French Forces that joined the putrioL iarmy during Llie Revolution. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAVE INSTALLED IN THEIR VAULT A NEST OF SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES It ANT TITll DEEDS. MORTGAGES, INSURANCE POLICIES, OB OTHER VALUABLES TaHY SHOULD M LODOKD IN ONR or THXSB BOXEt 111 ftm runTHiH mroumfnoii TO Branch C G. K. Nourse. Mgr. ;